Here's a link to the press releases for the games played over the past weekend!
Tampa Men & Women
Men: Spartans Defend Home Field Against Crusaders
Women: Did not play this weekend, plays Tuesday and Wednesday at home
Saint Leo Men & Women
Men: #1 Saints Tame Lions; Buque Goes 6-For-6 in Savannah
Women: Davis’ Career Night Not Enough Against #12 East Stroudsburg
Women: Lions Tripped Up in Sunday’s Non-Conference Action vs St. Anselm
Florida Tech Men & Women
Men: Panthers Drop Matchup with No. 13 Mount Olive
SportsLowdown Men: LINK
Women: Panthers Improve to 4-0 in Blowout Win
SportsLowdown Women: LINK
Lynn Men & Women
Men: Rockhurst University 14, Lynn University 9
Women: Did n...
Due to the district previews and my Top 15 polls for each class I will just summarize the SSC/NAIA games here with links to each press release.
Of course, the Florida Gators shocking win over #1 Maryland, ending the Terps 86-game home streak will get it's own article given the magnitude of the accomplishment!
Friday: FSC Women Defeat Young Harris
Friday: Jacksonville Women Defeat Oregon
Saturday: FSC Men Lose to Belmont Abbey
Saturday: Tampa Men Defeat Young Harris
Saturday: Jacksonville Men Defeat Marquette
Saturday: FIT Women Defeat Post University
Saturday: Saint Leo Men Defeat Alabama-Huntsville
via Embry-Riddle press release, photo by Tavana Mercado
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Embry-Riddle men's lacrosse team opened up the 2020 season against the 20th-ranked Colorado Mesa Mavericks on Thursday night in Jacksonville. The Eagles fell to the Mavericks, 19-6, in a game played at D.B. Milne Field on the campus of Jacksonville University.
ERAU (0-1) was led by Gage Poindexter and Coleman Jacobs who each scored a pair of goals. Mitchell Cody added two assists, while Mark Urso and Jared Kane both tallied goals. Urso was also 13-of-27 in faceoffs. Charlie Wilson (0-1) made 13 saves on the 29 shots he faced, while Lucas Fraser stopped two of five shots in 11:11 of relief.
Scoring was at a premium in the first quarter, with both team netting just one g...
via college press releases
Author's note: Again, due to time constraints I'll put the links to the articles up instead of separate press releases. The polls and player's of the week will come later.
Florida Gators Women:
Gators Defeat UConn to Extend Winning Streak
Florida tops the Huskies 16-5 on Saturday to move to 4-0 in the American Athletic
Dolphins Dominate Way to Win #13
Applegate, Tyler Set Program Records as MLax Clinches SoCon Tourney Berth
Hatters Downed at Kennesaw State
Sunshine State Conference
FSC Men Defeat FIT Men 11-8
FSC: Florida Southern Defeats Florida Tech to Close 2019 Season with a Victory
FIT: Men's Lacrosse Falls To Mocs in Season Finale
via FIT press release
Panthers Pounce on Eagles on the Road
Justin Williams led Tech with four points on a hat trick and an assist
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Florida Tech cruised to its second SSC win in a row Wednesday night as the Panthers shut out the Eagles in the first half and rode the momentum to a 12-5 result at the ERAU Lacrosse Field.
"Picking up a road win in conference is always big," said head coach Mark Penn. "Right now the standings are tight and we are just focused on winning one game at a time in hopes that we make the tournament."
Justin Williams paced eight Panther goal scorers with a hat trick. Reid Chaconasrecorded two goals and an assist while Brad Schillinger tallied two goals.
Matt Gutmann and Logan Sween...
via Lynn press release
Strong Second Half Defense Guides Men’s Lacrosse to Fifth Straight Victory
BOCA RATON, Fla. – Lynn University's men's lacrosse team outscored visiting Embry-Riddle 7-0 in the second half on Saturday as the Fighting Knights pulled away for a 13-5 Sunshine State Conference win. The Blue and White have now rattled off five consecutive victories.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final: Lynn 13, Embry-Riddle 5
Records: Lynn (8-3, 3-1 SSC), Embry-Riddle (8-6, 0-4 SSC)
Location: Bobby Campbell Stadium | Boca Raton, Fla.
All-time Series: Lynn leads 2-0
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STATS OF THE GAME:
via Saint Leo press release
#14 Lions Runaway in Third Quarter at Embry-Riddle
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The No. 14 Saint Leo Lions' third-quarter rally ran away from the Embry-Riddle Eagles, 17-7. The Sunshine State Conference victory raised the Green and Gold's overall record to 7-3, 2-0 in the SSC.
The Sunshine State Conference matchup allotted only one goal per team after the first quarter of play. "Thomas Tatarian was excellent and saved us from a slow start," commented head coach Brad Jorgensen. With a tight 4-3 lead at the half, the Saint Leo offense put on the jets to opened the third quarter with seven-straight goals. The Lions edged the Eagles 4-1 in the fourth to bring home the conference win.
"It was good to get a win at ...